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Posted on: September 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 'Great Midwestern Road Trip' continues thru Oct. 11


The Great Midwestern Road Trip

Closes October 11, 2020

Pack up the station wagon for a nostalgia-fueled journey to the classic Midwest summer vacation 

from the 1940s-1970s.  Explore the iconic destinations Chicago area families visited and what they 

encountered along the way—from roadside attractions and tourist traps to memorable resorts and 

restaurants. See family vacation photos, videos, maps, kitschy souvenirs, road signs and more. Play 

“Road Trip Bingo” and take the 1946 “Vacation That Fits” quiz. Limit: 5 people per group, 15 

visitors allowed per hour. All visitors are required to wear face masks for entry.

Location: Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst

Admission: FREE

Reservations Required: Reserve one-hour time slot at

More info: or call 630-833-1457

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